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26650 tube light that's not an a8

Anyone seen this yet?

http://item.mobileweb.ebay.co.uk/viewitem?itemId=390535957101&trxId=2579...

My jm07 clone work light has been bugging me for a bit. The pill fit is so poor in the threads I justcant justify the time on it so I decided to try something different…..

Now, confession time, I’m hoping the host follows the a8 design its so obviously based on ie 17mm driver 20mm star because that’s whats going in it when it arrives :bigsmile:

Xm-l 4c and 2.8 ish a nanjg two group driver.

So thoughts/opinions please and suggestions of other 26650 single cell lights/hosts ripe for building. You dont need to include zoomies, keygos m10, uf-2220, a8 or jm07, , I’m aware of them Smile also, for work use a 40mm reflector is enough, a well driven xm-l will mostly live on low, the run time and tint is the key with this light. :bigsmile:

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Well I just searched Ebay and found a few.  This one popped out to me though.  Looks like some decent styling and it's cheap. 

EDIT - I know it's not quite a "tube light".  It does appear to use a 20mm star, but I bet the driver is a 20mm press-fit.

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Nice find Gary, I’m on a new blf browsing device so I’ve not set up ebay properly yet…..

Looking at the pictures, the driver looks to have a retaining ring ( unless its the pill itself)

Hmmmmm

May have to order that too. Damm you :bigsmile:

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That’s the one neckdo, my link not work? Smile

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I’m just thinking, looking at my post count, anyone else smell a give away brewing? Flat Stare

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if its going to use what garry posted… its smellin pretty good over here Wink

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Here's a search for your viewing pleasure. A few 26650 flashlights that can be found on TaoBao. (about a few hundered different ones?).

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garrybunk wrote:

Well I just searched Ebay and found a few.  This one popped out to me though.  Looks like some decent styling and it’s cheap. 

EDIT – I know it’s not quite a “tube light”.  It does appear to use a 20mm star, but I bet the driver is a 20mm press-fit.

-Garry


Dang Garry thats kind of a good looking light
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Damm you Gary……. ordered, less than a tenner, I’ll do an ebay round up I guess :bigsmile:

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Flo, the cheapy is what’s being replaced, do NOT buy one unless you have an inclination to self flagellation….. :bigsmile:

I should have been clearer, the tube light was an accident, my prefeeence is for 30 – 40mm reflectors.

The give away is likely to be one of the two lights I ordered.

Must order some more xm-l 4c’s as its my favorite tint at the moment :bigsmile:

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nekdo12 wrote:
These one ?

No, No, that is a Zoomie, I bought one — not a flat lens flashlight!

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Thanks for the link ol, a quick browse and this caught my eye :bigsmile:

http://www.go2tao.com/17294926477.html

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Flomotion wrote:
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These one ?

No, No, that is a Zoomie, I bought one — not a flat lens flashlight!

You sure? Because I just bought one too and the pictures look like a reflector to me…

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gords1001 wrote:
That's the one neckdo, my link not work? :)
It worked for me, but I know how to translate your Ebay Mobile links to "real" links Smile .  I also had to find one that shipped to USA.  My only thought on your link was that it seemed like too cheap build quality, but I could be wrong. 

Yeah, it was hard to tell if it had a driver retaining ring or not.  Get it and post up the build Smile .

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subscribed to this thread.. im interested in that host at that price if you can easily mod it Smile

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I’m not seeing the m10 beaten at this price point, if I didn’t have an m10 already, that’s the one to buy, tube wise the a8 is the same.

But I’ve spent less than I would on a steak for these two and I feel we need to redress the BUDGET in budget light forum Flat Stare

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Gords, I have to ask - why cant you use an A8? It is arguably the best built 26650 light made for any price. Easy to mod, built like NASA engineered it, rock solid with a beautiful, durable haIII finish.   :~

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gords1001 wrote:
Thanks for the link ol, a quick browse and this caught my eye :bigsmile:

http://www.go2tao.com/17294926477.html


Thats a good looking light you posted gords

It states that is a SMALL SUN ZY-T03

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Because I already have a blf a8 Smile

I actually wanted something in the m10 range, , just that tube light was cheap enough to justify a punt on. Both lights cost less than one a8, and I’ve seen nothing on either, you never know, it may be a diamond in the rough, I doubt it, but it was worth a look. :bigsmile:

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Yes, I avoided googling it as it would likely result in another reason for mrs gords to fall out with me….but please feel free to look on my behalf….. :bigsmile:

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gords1001 wrote:
Flomotion wrote:
nekdo12 wrote:
These one ?

No, No, that is a Zoomie, I bought one — not a flat lens flashlight!

You sure? Because I just bought one too and the pictures look like a reflector to me…

Your are right, Gords, (as always). Yep, I bought a Giveaway torch from easebon (same seller) and it was a Zoomie. But, after examining the link posted, it is not the same as the Zoomie I bought, and I also believe, now, that this is a regular flat lens torch, sorry, next time I will not try to jump the shark… :bigsmile:

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gords1001 wrote:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/12208

[Rolls eyes]

Gords, I’ve always had an eye for the light. Reminds me of my Skyray 856. I figured it would be underdriven, but should be a very easy driver mode. I may still get one.

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Hi Gords, the clone you have is the JM05 not the JM07, just saying.

Fasttech do have a light very similar to the JM07, I wouldn’t call it a clone though:

http://www.fasttech.com/products/0/10003006/1225301-x-power-ha-iii-cree-...

Pretty much same dimensions as the JM07, 41mm head diameter. A lot more expensive at International outdoors:

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/lxp-1226650-xml-u2-flashlight-p-413.html

I’ve also held the PAlights in hand in store, the anodising and knurling is top knotch. Held against my Nitecore MT26 (not the quad beast) I couldn’t tell the difference in quality, they were very nice lights:

http://www.cnqualitygoods.com/goods.php?id=1832

http://www.fasttech.com/products/0/10002094/1151000-palight-h900-cree-xm...

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Hey Gords
What was your opinion of the UF-2200 ?

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Flo, no worries :bigsmile:

Richie I was wondering the same thing, the one I saw looked to be single cell though which was what had me interested.

Who killed jr, I thought the jm05 was two cell, jm07 single cell? I have called it both on occasion but is a poor copy of the original. Flat Stare

Suncoaster, I like the uf-2200, nearly pulled the trigger too. Just wanted to try some left field options. Johnnymac reviewed this light I think, but I cant find the review at the moment :~

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The JM05 from memory also had a slightly larger reflector than the JM07.

 

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Well, both lights were marked as dispatched as of 8.30 gords mean time :bigsmile: guess I’ll fond out if their any good in a month.

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gords1001 wrote:
Flo, no worries :bigsmile: Richie I was wondering the same thing, the one I saw looked to be single cell though which was what had me interested. Who killed jr, I thought the jm05 was two cell, jm07 single cell? I have called it both on occasion but is a poor copy of the original. Flat Stare Suncoaster, I like the uf-2200, nearly pulled the trigger too. Just wanted to try some left field options. Johnnymac reviewed this light I think, but I cant find the review at the moment :~
That was the UF-2220 I reviewed.

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/11699

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